And Jorge’s bike/cart worked just as well, proving that rugged low-tech has a place in surface exploration too. Testing a Martian handcart in the state where Mormons arrived by handcart? Priceless.
The whole EVA crew came back very happy with how the work went. The only negative was Humberto getting a bit of a swollen ankle (he is still healing from an injury from a few weeks ago). He’s resting up, and dinner is underway. Okay, I still need to do some flower identification and give y’all a little more background on the geology of Marstah (Mars + Utah). Till later.
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